The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide assistance to allied health professionals under predetermined guidelines. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional.
Cert III in Allied Health Assistance (HLT33015) will give you a great start in the health industry. According to the Australian Institute of Health and welfare, Allied Health is one of fastest growing and largest employers in Australia.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Unit Selection (Core & Electives)
Participants are required to complete the 8 core units listed below:
|CHCCCS010||Maintain a high standard of service|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTAHA001||Assist with an allied health program|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately|
Participants are required to complete minimum of 3 of the elective units listed below that apply to their job role:
|CHCCCS002||Assist with movement|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAOD001||Work in an alcohol and other drugs context|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery|
|CHCCCS009||Facilitate responsible behaviour|
|CHCCCS020||Respond effectively to behaviours of concern|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|
|CHCSET001||Work with forced migrants|
|CHCSOH001||Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness|
|HLTAHA025||Contribute to client flow and client information management in medical imaging|
|HLTAHA026||Support the medical imaging professional|
|HLTAID001||Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation|
|HLTAID002||Provide basic emergency life support|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|HLTFSE001||Follow basic food safety practices|
|HLTINF002||Process reusable medical devices and equipment|
|HLTOHC005||Use basic oral health screening tools|
|BSBFLM312||Contribute to team effectiveness|
|BSBINN301||Promote innovation in a team environment|
|BSBMED302||Prepare and process medical accounts|
|BSBMED303||Maintain patient records|
|BSBWOR204||Use business technology|
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer(CT)
Tubal offers all participants the opportunity to have existing skills and knowledge recognised through Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer options. Participants may be eligible to receive RPL for units based on their work background, working in the community, volunteering and life experiences (such as hobbies, sport and recreation), or Credit Transfer based on their prior qualifications, where applicable.
Certificate III provides a pathway to further studies, such as Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.
Tubal’s Assessors will determine a participant’s competency against:
- Answers to established underpinning knowledge questions
- Performance feedback from Employer/Manager/Supervisor confirming participant is meeting all requirements of each unit of competency
- Demonstrated performance of designated tasks by the participant
- Participant self-assessment against designated tasks
- Work placement evidence and observation
- Historical information pertaining to past experience and work history eg. Resume/CV and/or verbal details.